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Factsheets

Useful infographics and documents to help you stay informed about your rights and responsibilities regarding data protection.

11
Dec
2018

New data protection rules for EU institutions and how they affect YOU

Personal data protection is about people. It is a fundamental right. The new data protection rules for EU Institutions, agencies and bodies give people more control over their personal data.  They are designed to ensure that personal information is protected no matter where it is sent, processed or stored. This factsheet explains how the new data protection rules for EU institutions affect you.

11
Dec
2018

Documenting data processing: The EDPS guide to ensuring accountability

The key word of the new data protection rules for EU institutions, bodies and agencies is accountability. If you are responsible for processing personal data on behalf of your institution, you are accountable for what you do, why you do it and the way you do it. This means that you need to make sure that you not only comply with data protection law, but that you can demonstrate this compliance. This factsheet will guide you in ensuring accountability.

21
Nov
2018

Factsheet 5 - What to expect when we inspect

Inspections are one of the tools used by the EDPS to ensure that the EU institutions and bodies comply with the rules set out in Regulation (EU) 2018/1725. EDPS Factsheet 5 provides information on what to expect if the EDPS carries out an inspection at your institution.

Available languages: German, English, French
16
Dec
2013

Factsheet 4 - Keeping an eye on video-surveillance in the EU administration

Almost all EU institutions and bodies have video-surveillance in operation on their premises. When well-designed and selectively used, video surveillance systems are powerful tools for tackling security issues. EDPS Factsheet 4 explains how to balance security with respect for privacy when using video-surveillance.

Available languages: German, English, French